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SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper 28 August 2016 - English Language and Comprehension

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1.In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.


COPIOUS

a. VAST

b. IDENTICAL

c. PLENTIFUL

d. MESSY


2.In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word.


EXTRANEOUS

a. UNUSUAL

b. DISPIRITED

c. RELEVANT

d. INTRUSIVE


3. Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word.


a. discripency

b. discripancy

c. discrepancy

d. descripancy


4. In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.


The Statesman has(A)/the larger circulation of any (B)/English dailies.(C)/No Error(D)

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D


5. In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.


A period of six years (A)/ have elapsed (B)/ since I last saw her. (C)/No Error(D)

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D


6. In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.


For several years now(A)/my newspaper agent has been spelling(B)/my name in correctly.(C)/No Error(D)

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D


7. The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.


One of the reasons the impressionists caused such a scandal was __________ their colors were too bright.

a. because of which

b. due to

c. because

d. of


8. The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.


She must sometimes __________ to run away.

a. has wanted

b. have wanted

c. having want

d. has want


9. The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.


The bank decided to ___________ them the money as they were reliable clients.

a. let

b. lend

c. borrow

d. lease


10. In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Smooth ruffled feathers.


a. Comb untidy hair

b. Make people feel less offended

c. Tousle someone's hair

d. Stroke a pet animal


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11. In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Assume airs


a. Take tight

b. Remain calm

c. Act innocent

d. Pretend superiority


12. In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Play truant

a. Play a tyrant

b. Stay away from duty

c. Be responsible

d. Be alert


13. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

One who studies the working of the human mind.


a. Anthropologist

b. Psychologist

c. Neurologist

d. Ethnologist


14. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

Place given to soldiers to live in


a. Barracks

b. Trench

c. Garage

d. Quay


15. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

A person of South African Dutch descent


a. Boar

b. Boer

c. Boor

d. Bore


16. A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

She took the cycle which he bought yesterday.


a. that he bought yesterday.

b. that he had bought yesterday

c. that he has bought yesterday

d. No Improvement


17. A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

I must say to a feeling of uneasiness.


a. confess

b. connive

c. utter

d. No Improvement


18. A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

The police booked a case against the taxi driver for wrong parking.


a. restricted

b. wrote

c. filed

d. No Improvement


19. A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

One of our students originates from Leh.


a. comes

b. origins

c. belongs

d. No Improvement


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20. A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to "No improvement".

Scarcely had he left the place when his friend came.

a. He had scarcely leave

b. He had left scarcely

c. He scarcely had left

d. No Improvement


A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

He waited a moment in surprise, wondering why she did not come nearer, and then, maddened by hunger, he dived at the fish. With a loud scream he fell outwards and downwards into space. His mother had soared upwards. As he passed beneath her, he heard the swish of her wings. Then a monstrous terror seized him and his heart stood still. He could hear nothing. But it only lasted a moment. The next moment, he felt his wings spread outwards. The wind rushed against his breast feathers, then under his stomach and against his wings. He could feel the tips of his wings cutting through the air. He was not falling headlong now. He was soaring gradually downwards and outwards.

He was no longer afraid. He just felt a bit dizzy. Then, he flapped his wings once and he soared upwards. he uttered a joyous scream and flapped them again. He soared higher. He raised his breast and banked against the wind. His mother swooped past him, her wings making a loud noise. He answered her with another scream.


21. The young seagull dived at the fish

a. maddened by anger

b. maddened by want

c. out of spite

d. out of loneliness


22. His heart stood still because he was seized by ______

a. a monstrous fury

b. courage

c. a monstrous terror

d. joy


23. He was not falling headlong but

a. he was afraid

b. he was soaring downwards and outwards

c. his stomach was full

d. he was joining his father


24. The seagull just felt dizzy

a. and was filled with fear

b. and was no longer afraid

c. and did not flap his wings anymore

d. and dived lower


25. What did the young seagull do when his mother swooped past him?

a. Let out a joyous scream

b. Screamed at her in anger

c. Made a loud noise

d. Flapped anxiously






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